CEE on Video

John StantonBridges: A Tale of Scale
2016 Steve and Sylvia Burges Endowed Lectureship - Thursday, February 11, 2016
Bridges are a critical link in our transportation infrastructure, but they are often taken for granted. UW CEE Professor John Stanton looks at some of the science and art that underlie bridge design and construction, and addresses some issues that constrain improvements and others that have led to major developments. Like many technological developments, progress has been driven by specific and intermittent discoveries.
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suzanne lacasse, evans lecture, geotechnical engineeringHazard, Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Practice
2015 Daniel L. and Irma Evans Lecture Series - May 14, 2015
More and more, society requires knowledge of the risk to which people, property and the environment are exposed. Dr. Suzanne Lacasse, Technical Director at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, demonstrates that one can implement, with benefit, concepts of hazard, risk and reliability to assist in design, decision-making and engineering recommendations.
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Burges lecture, dennis lettenmaierSome Reflections on the Evolution of Hydrology over the Last 40 Years
2015 Steve and Sylvia Burges Endowed Lectureship - February 27, 2015
Dennis Lettenmaier, Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles, reflects on the evolution of hydrology over the last 40 years. Lettenmaier discusses events and research in recent history that contributed to fundamental changes and advancements in this field, covers a number of “before” and “after” examples of work, and considers challenges going forward.
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Pactrans, distracted driving

PacTrans - Distracted Driving
Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium

Inexperienced drivers are at particular risk for distraction from factors within and outside of the car. The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), which focuses on transportation safety, conducted a large outreach project to both examine teenage driver distraction and increase teen awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.
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Civial and Environmental Engineering UW Wenk lecture

Forest and Environmental Sciences and Sustainability: A Quest for the 21st Century
Thomas H. DeLuca

2014 Edward Wenk, Jr. Endowed Lectureship - November 6, 2014

To achieve a truly sustainable society, we will need to go beyond standard interdisciplinary cooperation and employ fully integrated and systems-based thinking. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences have a long tradition of collaboration. Dr. Thomas DeLuca discusses how the challenges of the future demand that we build on this tradition, with closer integration across multiple disciplines.
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Geoffrey Morgan in China

Roadmaps for transitioning Washington State and all other 49 U.S. states to wind, water, and solar power for all purposes
Mark Z. Jacobson

2014 Daniel L. and Irma Evans Lecture Series - May 15, 2014

Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford University, discusses the need for sustainable solutions to address escalating environmental, social, and economic issues.
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Sustainable Business

Good News! We have to redesign everything.
Kevin Hagen

Wenk Lecture Series - Nov. 7, 2013

Kevin Hagen, Sustainable Business Advocate, talks about how Sustainable Business is creating opportunity, driving innovation and unleashing the next industrial revolution

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Geoffrey Morgan in China

China Earthquake Relief
Profile of Geoffrey Morgan, CEE Undergraduate

UW 360 - Dec. 6, 2010

Undergraduate Geoffrey Morgan's trip to China for a water resources research project turned into earthquake relief after the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Geoffrey participated in relief efforts, and also raised $65,000 for village supplies, school supplies and eco toilets.
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Linda Boyle UW Civil and Environmental Engineering

Engineering in the Headlines: Driven to Distraction
Linda Ng Boyle

2010 Engineering Lecture Series - Nov. 3, 2010

Mobile phones, PDAs, GPS devices, and glowing digital dashboards can easily draw a driver's attention away from the road. Serious accidents occur and states pass laws, but will our driving habits change? Professor Linda Ng Boyle of the UW College of Engineering is developing systems that can help drivers stay focused on driving and make roadways safer.
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Bob Card, BSCE '75

Engineering in the Headlines: Going for the Green: London 2012
Bob Card, BSCE '75

2010 Engineering Lecture Series - Oct. 21, 2010

Engineering firm CH2M Hill and two British partners are racing to the finish as they complete multibillion-dollar facilities for London's 2012 Olympics. Sustainability initiatives include green buildings, mass transit, and new wetlands. Their legacy will be an all-new sustainable city on the outskirts of London. UW Alumnus Bob Card describes the challenges of this Herculean effort and London’s quest for both the gold and the green.
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Mark Hallenbeck

Reviving Streetcars
Mark Hallenbeck

Environmental Entrepreneurs on MSNBC - Oct. 18, 2010

Mark Hallenbeck, Director of Washington State Transportation Center, talks about the new interest in street cars in urban neighborhoods.
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Steve Muench

Steve Muench and Jeralee Anderson
UW Huskies YouTube Channel - Jan. 12, 2010

Steve Muench, Asst. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and doctoral student Jeralee Anderson at the University of Washington talk about the Greenroads rating system for the nation's highways and roads.
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Tacoma Bridge

Building the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Joe Mahoney and Steven Hansen

2007 Engineering Lecture Series - Oct. 1, 2007

The Puget Sound Region is famed for our floating bridges and infamous for Galloping Gertie’s collapse. What did it take to span a mile-wide, fjord-like channel and turn more than 47 million pounds of structural steel into a striking and sturdy new landmark? Steven Hansen, UW alumnus '69, and senior vice president, Kiewit Corp., joins Joe P. Mahoney, UW professor of civil and environmental engineering, to tell the engineering story.
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